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Chaos in the brain
Saying that someone is a chaotic thinker might seem like an insult - but, according to
, it could be that the mathematical phenomenon of chaos is a crucial part of what makes our brains work.
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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